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Linux Tech: Building Linux Monitoring Portals with Open Source

Dec 22, 2004, 06:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Don O'Neill)


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[ Thanks to Don for this link. ]

"Faced with an increasing number of deployed Linux servers and no budget for commercial monitoring tools, our company looked into open-source solutions for gathering performance and security information from our Unix environment. There are many open-source monitoring packages to choose from, including Big Sister and Nagios to name a few. Though some of these try to provide an all-in-one solution, I knew we would probably end up combining a few tools to obtain the metrics we were looking for. This article is meant to give a general overview of the steps in building a monitoring solution..."

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